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Boyle gets program record as Colorado downs S. Utah 86-78

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Posted at 9:45 PM, Dec 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-21 23:45:30-05

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — KJ Simpson scored 21 points shooting 11 for 13 from the foul line and Colorado beat Southern Utah 86-78 to make Buffs head coach Tad Boyle the winningest coach in men's program history.

Colorado took control for good with a 13-0 run with Tristan da Silva scoring seven — including a 3-pointer — Nique Clifford added four and a Javon Ruffin bucket inside with 6:07 to play gave CU a 73-59 edge.

Southern Utah's Harrison Butler scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.